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Ocean lovers gather at glass festival

Ocean lovers gather at glass festival

Nisha Marino, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under News

On Nov. 4 and 5, crowds gathered in Santa Cruz to look at and purchase ocean-themed art and jewelry. The Santa Cruz Sea Glass and Ocean Art Festival is focused on ocean art, in which a portion of the proceeds is donated towards ocean conservation efforts. The admission was a mere $5 and each ticket ...

Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 47th anniversary

Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 47th anniversary

Kim Mitchell, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under News

On Oct. 15, crowds gathered to enjoy local art, music, food, and drinks at the annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival. Live music entertained attendees throughout the day as thousands stopped by art vendors, carved pumpkins, and enjoyed the festive cuisine. Each year, the size of the fest...

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

San Carlos Art and Wine Faire celebrates its 27th year

Nina Heller, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under News, Top News

With fall arriving, community members braved the heat to attend the San Carlos Art and Wine Faire from Oct. 7-8 in downtown San Carlos. The Art and Wine Faire occurs every fall and is sponsored by the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce. Along with art, there is a kid zone, live music all day, a car s...

Studio art finds new reflections in abstract portraits

Studio art finds new reflections in abstract portraits

Amelia Espinosa, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Campus

“Unique, difficult, and kind of soothing.” That is how Jillian Yong, a senior, described studio art’s latest project called abstract portraits. At first sight, the project seemed simple; the students were to paint themselves from the neck up, then add an abstract background. However, the...

Art is not just for your entertainment

Art is not just for your entertainment

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer

January 18, 2017


Filed under Opinion

If someone defecates on a Target bag and calls it art, is it truly art? Many would say no.  There is a common belief that the purpose of art is to entertain the viewer, and that it should portray some sort of high-level skill that would be unattainable to the common man. I feel, however, that this is a ...

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire shakes art community

Mona Murhamer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under News

The Ghost Ship has sunk. At least 36 were pronounced dead on Friday, Dec. 2 when an Oakland warehouse, named the "Ghost Ship" by residents and workers, went up in flames during an electronic dance party. According to CNN, the founder of the Ghost Ship, artist Derick Almena "received a citation in November ...

San Carlos is working to turn utility boxes from eyesores to works of art

San Carlos is working to turn utility boxes from eyesores to works of art

Estella Lippi, ScotCenter Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2016


Filed under ScotCenter, Top News

Estella Lippi reports on the utility boxes throughout San Carlos that are being transformed into works of art by local artists.

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